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Entrepreneur Hani Farsi Launches New Program to Help Arab Women Filmmakers

Karin Badt | Posted 05.23.2015 | Impact
Karin Badt

Once a restauranteur of high end restaurants and clubs, currently a prominent film producer, Farsi is also the founder of the philanthropic Mohammed S. Farsi Foundation, named after his father, which helps support education, health development and the arts all over the world -- and now this new program at UCLA.

'Save The Children' Works To Rescue Migrant Children In Italy

Isabella Ferrari | Posted 05.22.2015 | World
Isabella Ferrari

A sea of fear divides Europeans from migrants. Migrants fear death on the sea. For Europeans, there was, and still is, the fear of accommodating, of sharing. There's a lack of courage in not putting these people -- who have risked their lives -- first.

Red Nose Charity Celeb Supporters Include Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact

The carpet won't be the only thing red at the Hammerstein Ballroom Thursday night. Dozens of Hollywood are supporting Red Nose Day -- a three-hour ...

Red Nose Day: Giving Kids More to Smile About

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

It's rare we can all have the chance to come together and share a laugh, while, at the same time, fight poverty and its detrimental impact on children in the United States and around the world.

Stories Of Motherhood From Central Africa To South East Asia

Maria Cristina H. Oñate | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Maria Cristina H. Oñate

All mothers carry the brightest hopes for their children's health and wellbeing. To show you how motherhood unites women from all corners of the world and walks of life, we have invited two moms from two different continents to talk about the trials and tribulations of motherhood in their countries.

Cristiano Ronaldo Quietly Donated Nearly $8 Million Toward Nepal Aid

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.14.2015 | Impact

CORRECTION: After previous reports stated Cristiano Ronaldo donated 7 million euro, or more than $7.8 million, to Save the Children for relief efforts...

Jennifer Garner: It's Up To Us To Break The Cycle Of Family Poverty

Jennifer Garner | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Garner

We have a saying at Save the Children: "All kids are born ready to learn, but not all are given the same opportunities to learn." The same goes for moms. It's up to all of us to break this cycle and help create brighter, bolder futures for families.

To The Teachers Who Taught Beyond The Textbook

Anam Ahmad | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
Anam Ahmad

I couldn't be more grateful for the teachers who have entered my life and helped to shape me into the person I am.

For Babies In Big Cities, It's Survival Of The Richest

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 05.05.2015 | Parents
Carolyn S. Miles

I will never forget the moment when I looked out the car window at a bustling, steamy intersection in the heart of Manila, and locked eyes with a youn...

I Found My Blackness: I Didn't Know It Was Missing Until It Came Back

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

During my childhood I was aware that I was different in color from the majority of people around me, but my father and mother emphasized brainpower, not color. Color was what you were, but not using your brain was a choice.

Nearly 5,000 Schools Have Been Destroyed In Nepal. Here's Who's Helping

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.30.2015 | Impact

Nearly 5,000 schools have been destroyed by the earthquake in Nepal, which could have an immeasurable effect on children's long-term futures, aid grou...

These 13 Charities Are Delivering Critical Support To Earthquake Victims

AP | Posted 04.29.2015 | Impact

Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look ...

Congress Must Hear the Cries of Hunger From Abroad

William Lambers | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics
William Lambers

We can definitely increase the resources for food aid programs, which are about less than one tenth of 1 percent of the federal budget. They can certainly be increased from this relatively tiny level of spending. Food is peace. Congress must remember this as it crafts the new budget in the coming months.

More Charities Are Accepting Bitcoins To Tap Into A Younger Pool Of Donors

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact

Save the Children is thinking ahead when it comes to the ages of its donors -- that's why it decided to go digital. “We want to remain contempora...

Hope in the Fight to End Ebola

Wendy Diamond | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Wendy Diamond

It's our global responsibility towards humanity to encourage compassion for those suffering, and support efforts to completely eliminate the Ebola virus by the end of 2015. Together we can make this happen!

Report: Countries Vulnerable To Ebola 'Must Learn Lessons From Crisis'

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 03.04.2015 | Impact

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Arriving airline passengers lined up outdoors to have their temperatures checked, the screens in the nighttime darkness like ...

Norwegian Midwives Sum Up The Problem With The High Cost Of Giving Birth

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.13.2015 | Parents

In Norway, citizens are entitled to free healthcare for childbirth, but most mothers around the world, even in the U.S., don't have that luxury. As a ...

Malawi's Child Mortality Rate Dropped 72% And So Can Other Poor Country's

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.05.2015 | Impact

A new report found that 78 percent of surveyed countries face overwhelming obstacles in reducing deaths in children. But Malawi’s notable progress p...

Giving Every Child A Fair Chance In Life Is A Defining Challenge For Our Generation

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 04.07.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

All over the world, children's chances of seeing their fifth birthday depend on where they are born, the wealth of their parents and their ethnic identity -- factors that, for them, are purely a matter of chance.

In Helping Baby's First Teacher, 'A Path Appears'

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

The 15 million U.S. children growing up in poverty are typically more than 18 months behind their better-off peers by the time they enter school. Many never catch up. So I'm very thankful that tonight at 10 p.m. the new PBS documentary series A Path Appears is showing that these children are not a lost cause.

Let's Build on Our Success

Jasmine Whitbread | Posted 03.23.2015 | Impact
Jasmine Whitbread

We've proven we can do it -- even in the face of great obstacles and with less than 400 days to go before the MDG deadline we need to redouble our efforts and make good on our promise.

Don't Just Respond, Rebuild

Kadi Jumu | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Kadi Jumu

What's most heart breaking is that this type of disaster was completely preventable. We've been campaigning for years to get governments to invest more in strengthening the health system to prevent this type of disaster.

After the Earthquake, Fostering Young Leaders Through Education in Haiti

Sarah Tyler | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact
Sarah Tyler

Although signs of the earthquake are mostly gone, the memories of that day are still very fresh for the children we meet. They tell us their stories of that fateful day.

Children's Rights...Any of Our Business?

Badr Jafar | Posted 03.07.2015 | Business
Badr Jafar

When Malala Yousafzai collected her World's Children's Prize in Stockholm last month, she donated her prize money to help rebuild schools in Gaza.

Hire A Hairy Man In Boy Shorts If You Really Want To Raise Money

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact

Not that you needed any, but here’s more proof that sex –- of any kind –- sells. Eager to encourage donors to give back this season, UK’s S...